Parking & Directions

Greater Boston Zen Center - Cambridge
552 Massachusetts Avenue #208
2nd floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

Many Greater Boston Zen Center events are continuing via Zoom, but selected events have returned to the GBZC-Cambridge zendo. Visit the Schedule Summary for details and check the Cambridge Zendo Covid Status and Guidelines for updates and protocols if you are considering attending in person.

How to get here:

We're right in Central Square on Mass Ave in Cambridge. We're very close to the Central Square T stop on the Red Line. We're conveniently located near MIT, Harvard University, and the MBTA.

How to get in:

Entrance is through a video/speaker system. Press the button for GBZC on the console to the left of the door, and open the door when you hear a buzz.

Unrestricted On-Street Parking on Broadway — Free Parking All Day
Limited number of parking spaces between Antrim St. and Prospect (on one side of the street).  Please pay close attention to street signs!

Pilgrim Parking lot (YMCA)
438 Green Street, near the Central Square Red Line T station. 
NOTE: This location accepts CASH ONLY.

Alewife MBTA Parking
Park and take MBTA to Central Square.

Cambridge City Parking Garages, Lots, and Meters
The Green Street Parking Garage allows multiple hours of parking , and is located very close to the zendo at the corner of Pearl Street and Green Street. UPDATE: NO HOURLY PARKING ALLOWED IN THE GREEN STREET GARAGE FROM SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2022.
When parking in city lots or at street meters, you must move your vehicle from that lot or space prior to being there for the posted amount of time which is either two or four hours depending on location and time of day. If your vehicle is parked for longer than the posted time limit, you are subject to receiving an overtime parking violation. Lots #4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 are closest to GBZC - Cambridge.